navy yard definition

  • noun:
    • A dockyard the construction, repair, equipping, or docking of naval vessels.
    • a spot set apart as a shore section for the use of the navy. It frequently contains most of the technical as well as other appliences for building and equipping war vessels and training their teams.
    • A government dockyard; in america, a dockyard in which federal government ships are made, repaired, and installed out, and where naval stores and munitions of war are set up.
    • a military shipyard

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